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Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Two of the Same Half

Day 87 - Again, it was a public holiday in this part of Malaysia. Most workers receive two, free days at the start of the Chinese New Year. Of course, this did not greatly affect Jay nor me for we've been retired for more than four years. For us, every day is a bit of a vacation.

Speaking of which, this might be a good time to mention Jay has bought air tickets to visit his sisters in Sri Lanka. Time slips by quickly. Although we visited the island nation four times this millennium, it has been more than five years since the last time! He will go for two weeks and I'll hold down the fort here in Kuala Lumpur. I don't think we've been apart for so long since the very first days of this blog. He went to visit for a few weeks when his mother was gravely ill in 2003. That's a long time ago!

Today, Jay started picking up a few things to bring when he goes for the first half of March. We also started looking online for another little break from Kuala Lumpur. Either before or after his trip, I need to visit another country, even if only for a day.

Everyone is allowed a 90 day stay in Malaysia. We are a few days over, but Jay is all set due to his trip. I will need to re-enter to be eligible for a further three months as well. Thailand is an easy destination. Perhaps we can both take a few days in the upcoming few weeks.

Reality and Reflections

Today, I took this photo from between the Jakel Mall buildings. The brownish building is the old Maytower building where we are staying. In this image, only half the building is shown, but twice!


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